When it comes to pick-up trucks, there are very few which can actually compete with Dodge Ram. Manufactured by the Fiat Chrysler Automobile group, the dodge ram is undoubtedly one of the most popular Pick-up trucks on the global scale. The Dodge Ram is actually successor of Dodge D series. Its popularity is because of high-end performance and power, along with a fine mix of elegant design.
It has been in market since 1981 and has developed a lot over the past three decades. Currently it’s in its fourth generation of production which started from 2009. It will come out as a full size pick-up truck with front engine. Both rear wheel drive and four-wheel drive options will be there. There are huge expectations surrounding 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 in the market. Chrysler will look to re-establish their strong grip on the market with release of the 2017 version.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Engine and Performance
When it comes to performance, there are few trucks which would come even close to 2017 Dodge Ram 1500. With the Chrysler groups SRT Hellcat engine (similar to Charger and Challenger), it would be a monster in terms of performance. The 6.2L V8 diesel engine will produce 707 horsepower and nearly 650 lb-ft of torque. It would be able to go from 0 to 60 under approximately 4.2 seconds. 2017 version of Ram 1500 would come with an 8-speed automatic transmission system. Both manual and automatic transmission system would be provided.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Exterior and Interior
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 will be sporty and aggressive on the exterior with a bulky and muscular feel to it. Unlike its predecessors which were primarily large and imposing, 2017 version will have a sleek sporty look about it. The scooped hood with multiple air vents will be a nice addition to the vehicle.
On the front one will see a mesh like grille structure with a cross shape metallic strips which would also consist of the company logo. Rear section of 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 will also be a bit modified with new tail lights and rear bumper. According to reports there would be two options for wheels would be there. First would be a seven spoke 22 inch alloy wheel where there would also be a 24 inch option. More details regarding exterior design would be soon released.
On the interior 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is quite large and spacious. Design could be considered simple and elegant without the use of much vibrant colours. Instrument cluster with SRT on it will have a sleek attractive look which would be complemented by the LCD display screen on centre. You will most probably see a flat bottomed steering wheel with leather or Alcantara coverings. Accessories and entertainment system would go on improving as you go for higher trim levels with improved surround sound system and the Driver’s user interface.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Price and Release Date
Though final price has not been confirmed as of yet. Base price can be assumed to be something around $55,000. More details would be released soon.